The magical, after-dark, illuminated trail

Surround yourself with sparkle this Christmas as the after-dark trail lights up for 2020. You'll find moments to share with friends and family with brand new bright lights for winter nights.

Enter a world festooned with seasonal cheer enhanced by a soundtrack of festive classics and wander beneath unique tree canopies drenched in Christmas colour. Discover giant luminescent candles rising high into the night sky on your way towards a meadow of light shimmering as it gently sways. There are giant baubles, glowing flowers and snowflakes where you least expect them and clusters of trees wrapped in ever-changing ribbons of colour.

The tunnel of light returns with twinkling splendour and this year why not pause for a moment of quiet reflection at the water-side scented fire garden, aglow with hundreds of flickering flames.

Have yourself a merry little Christmas and complete your walk under the stars with mulled wine or hot chocolate* and someone special. Don't forget to watch out for Father Christmas along the way.

*separate charges apply

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Last entry onto the trail:
7:15pm - Thu 24th & Thu 31st Dec
7:45pm - Fri 27th & Sun 29th Nov, Fri 4th, Sun 6th, Mon 14th, Tue 15th, Wed 16th & Thu 26th Dec, Fri 1st & Sun 3rd Jan
8:15pm - All other dates

For information on the illuminated trail, please read the FAQs

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